HUPD : Crime Alert

Robbery Saturday, February 20, 2016

On February 20, 2016, at approximately 3:19 a.m., three unidentified armed subjects, wearing hoodies and masks, gained entry into a Hampton Harbor apartment by knocking on the door. Once inside, the victims were ordered lay down on the floor. The armed subjects took several personal items from the victims and fled on-foot in an undisclosed direction. Officers from the Hampton Police Division and Hampton University Police Department canvassed the area but were unsuccessful at locating the suspects or any witnesses. This incident is currently being investigated by the Hampton Police Division. There victims were not physically harmed during this incident.

Caution: Subjects should be considered armed and dangerous. DO NOT attempt to apprehend or approach. If you have any information that would aid in the investigation and arrests of these subjects, please call the HU Police Department immediately: (757) 727-5300/5259.

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